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Jonathan Babineaux

Jonathan Babineaux - #95 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 10/12/1981
Birthplace Port Arthur, TX
College Iowa
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 27th pick by Falcons

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Falcons down to third-string RB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Jason Snelling is in at running back for the Falcons after injuries to Michael Turner (groin) and Jerious Norwood (knee).

Falcons confident Ryan is learning from mistakes

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
It's clear to those in Atlanta that some Falcons fans are growing impatient with QB Matt Ryan, who has yet to take the big step some were expecting after an impressive rookie year in 2008.

Falcons add C Bruggeman to practice squad

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed C Rob Bruggeman to the practice squad Tuesday, replacing RB Dimitri Nance.

Falcons to honor Gonzalez

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez caught his 1,000th pass during Week One and will be honored by the team at its next game.

Falcons release C Bruggeman

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Reserve C Rob Bruggeman was released by the Falcons on Tuesday.

Falcons not creating lanes for RB Turner

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons want to be a power-running team that is productive on the ground against even the toughest defenses, but they couldn't hang with the Steelers' front seven.

Mendenhall's OT run leads Steelers past Falcons 15-9

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran 50 yards for a touchdown 2:35 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a shaky start by replacement quarterback Dennis Dixon and a missed field goal attempt late in regulation to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 ...

Gonzalez grabs 1,000th catch of career

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez became the first tight end in league history with 1,000 career receptions after making a catch in the third quarter today.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Falcons DE Biermann honored by starting role

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Falcons DE Kroy Biermann told PFW he's "not 100 percent sure" what made the coaches decide to give him a starting spot, but he said he's happy to have the opportunity.

Falcons establish eight-man practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced their eight-player practice squad on Sunday.

Falcons release S Giordano, waive DT Johnson

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced two roster moves Tuesday.

Strong side could be home for Falcons’ Weatherspoon

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Word is the Falcons are leaning toward starting first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon at strong-side linebacker.

Report: Patriots acquire OG Ojinnaka from Falcons

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots acquired OG Quinn Ojinnaka from the Falcons on Sunday for an undisclosed draft pick, according to FoxSports.com.

Falcons WR Meier done for the season

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Falcons rookie WR Kerry Meier will miss the 2010 season after suffering a knee injury in Atlanta's loss to New England on Thursday.

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Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Babineaux will miss 3-5 weeks after suffering a partially torn MCL in the season opener, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.||||||| Babineaux won't undergo surgery, but may later. Corey Peters hopes to return this week.
Posted Aug. 03, 2010
The NFL has suspended Babineaux for one game following his arrest last year on marijuana charges.||||||| Babineaux will miss the Falcons' Sept. 12 opening game at Pittsburgh. He also has been fined one week's pay, $260,000 of his $2.2 million salary.
Posted Dec. 18, 2009
Babineaux, facing a felony marijuana possession charge, said Wednesday he is sorry ``for being a distraction'' to the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| Babineaux said he is embarrassed and included Falcons owner Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith in his apology. "First and foremost, I want to apologize for being a distraction to my family, to my teammates,'' Babineaux said in his first public statement since his arrest Thursday night.
Posted Dec. 15, 2009
A police report says Babineaux was smoking marijuana as he and a friend drove through the northeast Atlanta suburbs.||||||| The Gwinnett County police report says Babineaux picked up a friend at the Atlanta airport and took him to a nearby town house to buy marijuana. Babineaux was arrested last week and charged with felony possession of marijuana. He started in Sunday's loss to New Orleans. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday the team followed NFL rules in letting him play. The Falcons had no immediate comment Tuesday.
Posted Dec. 12, 2009
Babineaux insists he will be cleared of felony marijuana charges. Babineaux says in a statement he and his family "have faith that you will see I'm not guilty."||||||| Falcons coach Mike Smith says he doesn't expect the arrest to be a distraction for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.

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